Nursery Checklist

The initial excitement over your baby’s arrival can change to uncertainty over what to purchase for your bundle of joy. To help you prepare, Mylicon® compiled a handy list of essentials – to get you started.

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  • Crib
  • Baby carrier
  • Bouncy seat
  • Swing
  • Stroller
  • High chair
  • Monitor
  • Play yard or playpen
  • Mobile
  • Infant toys

Bathing Supplies

  • Plastic bathtub
  • Washcloth
  • Mild baby wash
  • Baby lotion
  • Bath towels


  • 2 hats
  • 1 baby bunting (a hooded sleeping bag made of napped fabric)
  • 6-8 outfits
  • 6 one-piece undershirts
  • A sweater or jacket
  • Socks and booties
  • 6 sleepers
  • 6 bibs

Baby Blankets

  • 2 to 3 blankets to keep warm

Diapering Supplies

  • Diaper bag
  • Diapers
  • Baby wipes

In the Medicine Cabinet

  • Infant Gas Reliever Three out of four babies experience infant gas. Infants’ Mylicon® Drops will safely and gently break down gas bubbles in minutes.
  • Thermometer The most reliable method for measuring baby’s temperature
  • Rubbing Alcohol and Cotton Balls To help keep the navel from becoming infected
  • Fever Reducer
  • Nasal Aspirator and Saline Nose Drops To help relieve baby’s stuffy nose
  • Petroleum Jelly For easier thermometer insertion
  • Diaper Cream
  • Baby Nail Clippers

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